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Fluorite (interpenetrant-twinned crystals) from Frazer's Hush Mine, Rookhope, Weardale, County Durham, England

 
Fluorite (interpenetrant-twinned crystals) from Frazer's Hush Mine, Rookhope, Weardale, County Durham, England

Fluorite (interpenetrant-twinned crystals) from Frazer's Hush Mine, Rookhope, Weardale, County Durham, England

Fluorite (interpenetrant-twinned crystals) from Frazer's Hush Mine, Rookhope, Weardale, County Durham, England

Fluorite (interpenetrant-twinned crystals) from Frazer's Hush Mine, Rookhope, Weardale, County Durham, England

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Fluorite (interpenetrant-twinned crystals) from Frazer's Hush Mine, Rookhope, Weardale, County Durham, England

DESCRIPTION:No. 58364
Mineral:Fluorite (interpenetrant-twinned crystals)
Locality:Frazer's Hush Mine, Rookhope, Weardale, County Durham, England
Description:Lustrous transparent purple cubic fluorite crystals to 10 mm with transparent gray calcite crystals to 4 mm on the underside. The fluorite crystals are all interpenetrant-twinned with stepped growth-hillock crystallization patterns on the surfaces. Ex. W. Keller #435; ex. P. Freeman (UK)
Overall Size:5x3.5x2 cm
Crystals:1-10 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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